Court summaries from the Coronation of Anton IV and Yseult, July 13, A.S. 54

Final business of Donngal and Catalina:
Cooks Guild – Order of the Falcon’s Heart
Galen MacColmain – King’s Favor
Tristram of Lindesfarne – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Chivalry
Sibilla Swaine – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Courtesy
Huscarl Hotel – Queen’s Endorsement of Distinction for Ideals of the Society
Rhodri ap Hywel – Court Baronage

Other court tidings:
A change to Kingdom Law was read into court.

First court of Anton and Yseult:
Duke Hirsch Ross Eichman is the new King’s Champion.
Count Marius Lucian Fidelis is the new Queen’s Champion.
Master Isengrim Sleggja is TRM’s Chamberlain.

Evening court:
Jurgen Weiter von Landstuhl – Calon Cross
Adelaide Dewey – Torse
Catalina de Arazuri – Duchy
Ivan Porvinin – Leather Mallet

Other court tidings:
A boon was begged for Donngal Eriksson to join the Order of the Pelican.
Honorable Lord Janos Katona won a William Blackfox Award for Best Poetry or Short Fiction for his original song, “The Vow”.
Other Blackfox Award nominees were recognized.
8 newcomers received mugs.

Edward II of England receiving his crown. 1307-27

Court Summaries from Lilies War, June 7-16, A.S. 54

As the War of the Lilies has multiple opportunities for court, this reporter could not be everywhere and attend all courts. Therefore, I apologize in advance for any missing awards and/or misspelled names, and will gratefully accept corrections to this report. Please contact me at DorcasWhitecap (at) gmail (dot) com

Saturday evening court, June 8:
Kolsveinn Stýrismaðr – Torse
Tatar-un Sechen – AoA
Allison of Forgotten Sea – Calon Cross
Kennocht Armstrang – Leather Mallet
Eilish nee Salee del Ray – AoA
Samuel Strangefellow – AoA
Uldin of Ravenscroft – Court Baron
Sung Sai-erh – Court Baroness
Johann Steinarsson – Pelican
Marius Lucian Fidelis – Keeper of the Flame

Other court tidings Saturday evening:
15 newcomers received mugs.
Honorable Lord Lawrence Taillefer the Leech and Mistress Geneviève de Chambéry were invested as Baronage of Vatavia. They presented a gift of scutari blanks to Their Majesties.
The Barony of Vatavia presented gifts to Uldin and Sung.
Their Excellencies Owen and Malkin of Gryphon’s Lair presented gifts on behalf of Their Majesties of Artemisia.

Sunday field courts, June 9:
Alan Smyith of Darkdale – Master of Defense
Gaius Flavius Auxilius – Chivalry

Thursday field courts, June 13:
Emeline de Moulineaux – Pelican
Giacomo dalla Fattoria dello Stato – Stile Fyrd
Devlin O’Sirideain – Stile Fyrd
Erik Tokesson – Iren Hirth
Eleanor nic Duncan – Golden Calon Swan

Friday evening court, June 14:
Rima al-Wadi – Silver Hammer
Skapti eldboðungr – AoA
Miranda Logansdottir – Leather Mallet
Caitilín inghean Uí Lochlainn – Torse
Cara Wythers – Calon Cross
Lothar der Rote – Calon Cross
Moon Hides the Sun – Golden Calon Swan
Andromir Vukovic – Calon Lily
Salvatore of Forgotten Sea – Leather Mallet
Morgan Brown – Falcon’s Claw
Katherine von Heilige – Iren Fyrd
Bataciqan-nu ko’un Ashir – Laurel

Other court tidings Friday evening:
16 newcomers received mugs.
Mistress Kristine nic Tallieur will be the new Kingdom Minister of Arts & Science.
Mistress Rebecca Beaumont announced that bids are being accepted for Lilies War 2020.

Illustration of the Battle of Barnet (14 April 1471) on the Ghent manuscript. Public domain in the US

St George & The Dragon / Bardic Bedlam Court Summary, May 11, A.S. 54

In evening court:
Selene of Lesbos – Torse
Jon Chesey – Golden Calon Swan
Alvira MacDonald – Pelican
Aiden O’Seaghdha – Court Baronage

Other court tidings:
Master Daniel Martel was the winner in the Ranked Archer category.
Copin di Gentile was the winner in the Unranked Archer category.
Honorable Lady Ayisha bint Asad took home the A&S prize.
Emeric was the winner of the novice tourney, and led a 3-fighter team to victory.
Honorable Lord Charles Vaux won the bear pit tourney.
Christopher Allen won the Cut & Thrust tourney.
6 newcomers received mugs.
Duchess Ashland de Mumford will be the new Archer General.

Sant Jordi, Bernat Martorell. 15th C.

Crown Tournament Court Summaries, April 13, A.S. 53

On the field:
Duke Anton Raghelan and Lady Yseult de Michel were invested as Prince and Princess of Calontir.

Evening court:
Franco Suares – AoA
Tyr of Three Rivers – AoA
Isabel of Three Rivers – AoA
Padraig of Three Rivers – Leather Mallet
Nolan son of Bero – Queen’s Chalice
Michael of Sussex – Leather Mallet
Rosaline Fortescue – Golden Calon Swan
Matthew of Three Rivers – Torse

Other court tidings:
Prince Edmund of the Middle Kingdom invited one and all to the Middle Kingdom 50th Year Celebration.
Lord Otmar Eichman won the C&T tournament.
Mistress Luckie Glasbrenner, Baroness Gwendolyn verch Morgaine and Mistress Roselyn of Aberdeen won the A&S competitions.
The Barony of Three Rivers presented largess and a tithe.
5 newcomers received mugs.
Their Majesties are accepting bids for replacement of items lost to bandits on the road to Gulf Wars: traveling crowns, His Majesty’s sword, Their Majesties’ thrones.
Donations to the Kingdom Regalia fund will be accepted.
Lord Andromir Vukovic is the new Kingdom Regalia Coordinator.
Master Andrixos Seljukroctonis was created a Herald Extraordinary by the authority of Mistress Brigida von München, Gold Falcon Principal Herald.
Honorable Lord Lawrence Taillefer the Leech (Known as Doc) and Mistress Geneviève de Chambéry will be invested as the new Baron and Baroness of Vatavia at the Tournament of Valor.
A boon was begged for Honorable Lady Emeline de Moulineaux to join the Order of the Pelican.

The Unicorn is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries) 1495–1505, The Met Museum. CC0 license.

Court summaries from Gulf Wars 2019

This reporter did not go to GW. My thanks to Eynon Blue Hawk for his timely updates to the Calontir Order of Precedence, and to Rhodri White Hawk for making that possible. As always, updates and corrections are welcome.

On the field Wednesday (March 13):
Visvamitra Yavana – Iren Hirth
Charles Vaux – Iren Hirth
Ragnar of Grimfells – Iren Fyrd
Anton Rhaghelan – Stile Fyrd

In Royal court Thursday (March 14):
Nest Ffynnon – Calon Cross
Asa Lufa – Leather Mallet
Rhianwen ferch Bran ap Gruffydd – King’s Favor
Scarlet Rose of Oakheart – Queen’s Chalice
Lawrence Taillefer the Leech – Sword of Calontir

On the field Friday (March 15):
Brynjólfr Fálkason – Iren Fyrd
Germanicus – Iren Fyrd


Other court tidings:

A boon was begged for Master Alan Smyith of Darkdale to join the Order of Defense.

Detail of fol. 5r from Royal Armouries Ms. I.33, circa 1300. Public domain in the US

Chieftains court summaries, February 23, A.S. 53

On the field:
Ívarr fótviss – Iren Hirth
Wilhelm von Brandt – Iren Fyrd

In evening court:
Bero von Wustenbrunner – Torse

Other court tidings:
HRH Kateryn of the Midrealm extended an invitation to the Middle Kingdom’s 50th Year celebration.
Gifts were exchanged between Calontir and the Middle.
Count Matsunaga Kagetora won the Chieftains Mace Tournament.
Duke Hirsch Ross Eichman won the bear pit armored tourney.
Lord Deo MacCillian won a prize for being the most inspirational armored fighter.
Warder Raphael di Merisi from Midrealm won the Steel tournament.
Mistress Sancha Lestrange won the A&S competition.
Mugs were gifted to 6 newcomers.
The Shire of Calanais Nuadh presented largess and a tithe.
Letters of intent to become Kingdom Minister of Arts & Science are due by Spring Crown Tourney (13 April).  Interviews will be at Unslung Heroes (4 May).
The Shire of Wyvern Cliffe presented a tithe.
Letters of intent to become Kingdom Archer General are due by 30 March.
Letters of intent to enter Crown Tournament are due by 5 April.
A boon was begged for Bataciqan-nu Ko’un Ashir to join the Order of the Laurel.

French miniature, 14th Century. Nature offers Machaut three of her children – Sense, Rhetoric, and Music. Public domain in the US

Queen’s Prize Tournament Court Summary, February 9, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Rafe le Mountere – Golden Calon Swan

Other court tidings:
Emma Underfoot, Avalon of the Black Fleet and Scarlet Rose of Oakheart received special mention for their youth entries.
Lord Finán mac Crimthainn received the Judges’ Choice prize.
Lady Tessie of Cúm an Iolair (Taraxia de Sousa) received the Populace Choice prize.
2 newcomers received mugs.
CalonCon bids are due by 1 April.
King’s Companie of Archers bids are due by 1 June.
Kingdom A&S will be hosted by the Shire of Oakheart.
Lady Elaisse de Garrigues reminded the populace about the upcoming St. George and the Dragon event, to be held in conjunction with Bardic Bedlam, in May.
HG Isabeau Beaux Yeux swore fealty as Her Majesty’s Thegn.
Letters of intent to become Kingdom Minister of Arts & Science are due by Spring Crown Tourney (13 April). Interviews will be at Unslung Heroes (4 May).
Siora Zaneta Baseggio reminded the populace about the upcoming Knowne Worlde Heraldic and Scribal Symposium in July.
Andromir Vukovic received the Queen’s Prize.

Unknown Artist. Minstrels with a Rebec & a Lute.
13th c. Manasseh Codex. El Escorial, Madrid. Public domain in the US

Clothiers Seminar Court Summary, February 2, A.S. 53

In evening court:
Josephina del Torre – Leather Mallet
Gianetta Antonelli – AoA

Other court tidings:
Lady Rosalie Langmod won the Arts & Science competition at the AoA level.
HL Marguerite des Baux won the Arts & Science competition at the GoA level.
6 newcomers received mugs.
CalonCon bids are due by 1 April.
King’s Companie of Archers bids are due by 1 June.
HL Konstantia Kaloethina received a gift from Their Majesties as thanks for her work encouraging largess.
Ms. Aidan Cocrinn stepped down as Kingdom Arts & Science Minister.
Duchess Issabell St. Charles is the interim Kingdom Minister of Arts & Science.

Four women sewing linen clothes. From The Tacuinum Sanitas of Vienna, Late 14th century. Public domain in the US

Winter War Maneuvers Court Summary, January 26, A.S. 53

In morning court:
Murdoch MacLachlan – AoA

Other court tidings:
Gifts were exchanged between Queen Catalina and Queen Gwenhwyfar of Meridies. Meridies gifted a War Drum to Calontir.
CalonCon bids are due by 1 April 2019.
King’s Companie of Archers bids are due by 1 June 2019.
Her Majesty reminded everyone of the Queen’s Guard Tournament to be held at Chieftains.
General Uldin introduced the sergeants for Gulf Wars.

Codex Manesse, UB Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 848, fol. 17r, “Herzog von Anhalt”, 1305-1315. Public Domain in the United States